Whoopi Goldberg Wasn't Sure What Viola Davis Was Getting at With Her Moving Emmy Speech

On September 20, How to Get Away with Murder’s Viola Davis became the first woman of color in herstory to win an Emmy for Outstanding Actress in a Drama. “Let me tell you something: The only thing that separates women of color from anyone else is opportunity,” she said in her impassioned acceptance speech. “You cannot… »10/13/15 8:00pm10/13/15 8:00pm

He Said, She Said: The Mythical History of the False Rape Allegation

An odd place where men’s rights activists and feminists meet is at the idea that false rape allegations ruin lives. The first side is infuriated that with a single accusation, someone (usually female) can destroy the reputation and future of someone else (usually male). The second side argues that false allegations… »7/30/15 10:50am7/30/15 10:50am

Nicolle Wallace Handles View Firing Rumors By Listing Kardashian Facts

“Even I have a line that cannot be crossed. Don’t ever diss my Kardashian knowledge,” Nicolle Wallace said on Thursday morning’s episode of The View, after Deadline’s Lisa de Moraes noted Wednesday that Wallace was being fired from her full-time host position at the show because she “was not up to speed on the… »7/16/15 11:30am7/16/15 11:30am

For Bill Cosby's Accusers, His 2005 Testimony Feels Like Vindication

Although a few die-hard defenders like Whoopi Goldberg still refuse to believe that Bill Cosby is a serial rapist—even after the man himself confirmed in his 2005 testimony that he drugged women to sleep with them—his alleged victims are finding relief and justice in the court of public opinion. »7/08/15 10:10am7/08/15 10:10am

Whoopi Goldberg Defending Cosby: 'The '80s Weren't Fun for Everybody'

For many people who were still doubting that Billy Cosby is a serial rapist, his 2005 testimony released Monday that confirmed that he has drugged women to have sex with them made it difficult to still believe in this particular Santa Claus. For others, like Whoopi Goldberg, the doubt is still there.… »7/07/15 12:00pm7/07/15 12:00pm

Wes Anderson Rarely Casts People of Color, So Whoopi Gave Him A Résumé

While promoting their new film on The View today, Jason Schwartzman and Adam Scott found themselves in the middle of a job interview. Near the end of their segment, co-host Whoopi Goldberg turned the conversation to Wes Anderson. After complimenting Anderson’s films—many of which Schwartzman has starred in—she handed… »6/19/15 1:50pm6/19/15 1:50pm

Raven-Symoné and Her Very Special Hair Are Joining The View

On Wednesday, ABC announced that Raven-Symoné had officially joined the panel of The View, on The View. Raven brought unique gifts for all her co-hosts to celebrate — chocolate for Nicolle Wallace, tres leches cake for Rosie Perez, potato chips and watermelon for Whoopi, and even guest host Iliza Shlesinger got bacon. »6/10/15 12:20pm6/10/15 12:20pm

Whoopi Goldberg Has Some Pretty Dumb Ideas About Racism

On Thursday's edition of The View, the panel brought up First Lady Michelle Obama's "revelation" that the Obamas still get racially profiled. While President Obama has been mistaken for a waiter and a valet, Michelle was recently asked to assist a customer during a visit to Target. Whoopi Goldberg doesn't see any of… »12/18/14 12:50pm12/18/14 12:50pm